TJ Waldburger Out; Sean Pierson vs Kenny Robertson Booked for UFC 161

Sean Pierson

Sean Pierson

  • 13-6 MMA / 3-2 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Matt Riddle, Jake Hecht, Lance Benoist

Kenny Robertson


Kenny Robertson

  • 12-2 MMA / 1-2 UFC Record
  • Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Igor Almeida, Brock Jardine, Lucio Linhares


UFC 161

June 15th, 2013

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

MTS Centre


Sean Pierson earned his second consecutive victory inside the octagon, with a unanimous decision win over Lance Benoist at UFC 152. He previously snapped back-to-back losses from Jake Ellenberger and Dong Hyun Kim with a decision victory over Jake Hecht in June of last year.

Kenny Robertson got his first win inside the UFC in impressive fashion, submitting Brock Jardine in the first round with a modified kneebar. He previously was 0-2 for the promotion, getting stopped by Mike Pierce by TKO and losing a unanimous decision to Aaron Simpson at UFC on Fuel TV 4.



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